Graduate Programs


Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

The MBA program develops general management abilities and provides ad­vanced knowledge and skills in various areas of business activities depending on concentrations and majors. Professionals with MBA degree demonstrate significant competitive advantages in all types of organizations. The qualifications gained by the program graduates are crucial to become a leader in the business community.

At the highest level of business qualifications, Khazar University MBA prog­ram offers an intensive management development path. The skills and knowledge developed in the MBA program are applicable to all forms of organization and are useful both to professional managers and to those with entrepreneurial ambitions.

The Khazar University MBA program was developed through close coope­ration with Western business schools. To strengthen their instructional skills, almost all SEM faculty members have had in-service training and faculty development at leading European and US universities.

The university’s strong academic and prof

It is due to this background that the Khazar University MBA program enables the faculty and students to explore business problems from a multidisciplinary perspective that emphasizes interpersonal skills and teamwork, develops leadership and entrepreneurial talents, increases global awareness and improves technological knowledge.

 

Program outline

The full-time MBA program runs over a two year period, with a variety of teaching and learning methods being used - a combination of lectures, seminars, case studies, discussions, business simulations and group activities. For assessment, the program considers a combination of formal assignments, group presentations and written examinations, together with a major project.

Part-time enrollment is designed for students who cannot enroll on a full-time basis. To be eligible for the part-time enrolment students must earn in each semester at least six credits. Part-time students can opt to enroll in full-time MBA classes when available.

Experienced MBA students are provided with the opportunity to use their previous employment experience and relate this to the program material.

The key advantage of the program is that the class schedule accommodates students with full-time employment.

 

Degree Requirements

The Khazar University MBA Program students must follow the general master-level degree requirements described at Khazar University Catalog.

The Program duration is two years.

 Program Curriculum

 A. Basic Prerequisites

 Foundation courses

 

These are optional make-up courses for students without business or economic background or students who decided to strengthen their background.

 * Statistics

 * Economics

Students, admitted to the program temporarily, during the first semester must complete the foundation courses.

The School offers six MBA degree options: the MBA with specialization in Finance, Accounting, Management, International Business, Energy Management, the general MBA and dual degree program in Energy Management and Sustainable Development (since 2009 jointly with IPAG- Institut de Préparation à l’Administration et à la Gestion).

The MBA specialization in Finance is designed to provide graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in fields of corporate and international finance, financial markets, institutions and policy needed to successfully function as financial managers in competitive financial environment.

The MBA specialization in Accounting is designed to furnish graduates with advanced analytical and technical skills needed to find professional accounting positions in business and public organizations and to design, prepare, use, and audit accounting information.

The MBA specialization in Management is designed to provide graduates with advanced knowledge and skills needed to perform the role of manager and leader in various functional areas of business.

The MBA specialization in International Business provides graduates with professional and cultural knowledge and functional skills needed to successfully perform the role of managers in global business environment.

The MBA specialization in Energy Management is designed to furnish graduates with core business intelligence, knowledge in field of energy management, advanced analytical and technical skills needed to successfully perform the role of managers in energy and energy-related businesses.

The general MBA provides students with core business knowledge and at the same time allows them to design a concentration according to their job expectations and area of interest.

 



          CODE                           

  COURSES

  CREDITS

Core Courses

 

 

ACC 801

 Financial Accounting

3

MGT 800

 Applied Business Statistics

3

MGT 830

 Financial Management

3

ECON 830

 Managerial Economics

3

ACC 840

 Management and Cost Accounting

3

MKT 840

 Marketing Management

3

MGT 860

 Strategic Management

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance

 

 

Concentration Courses

 Requires five of the following courses

 

 FIN 845

 International Finance

3

 FIN 850

 Financial Markets and Institutions

3

 FIN 851

 Investment Management

3

 FIN 855

 Taxation

3

 FIN 870

 Financial Risk Management

3

 FIN 880

 Financial Reporting and Analysis

3

 FIN 890

 Advanced Corporate Finance

3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 ACC 860

 Accounting Information Systems

 3

 FIN 885

 Financial Statements Analysis

 3

 FIN 835

 Bank Management

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 ACC 900

 Accounting, Finance and Law

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 EMGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 Quantitative Research Methods

 3

 

 

 

 Accounting

 Requires five of the following courses

 

 ACC 810

 Auditing

3

 FIN 855

 Taxation

3

 ACC 860

 Accounting Information Systems

3

 ACC 870

 International Accounting Practices

3

 ACC 880

 Advanced Accounting Topics

3

 FIN 880

 Financial Reporting and Analysis

3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 FIN 845

 International Finance

 3

 FIN 830

 Financial Risk Management

 3

 FIN 840

 Financial Management and Policy

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 ACC 900

 Accounting, Finance and Law

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 

 

 Management

 Requires five of the following courses

 

 IB 820

 International Business

3

 MGT 825

 Management and Cross National Environment

3

 MGT 835

 Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

3

 MGT 845

 Human Resource Management

3

 MGT 848

 Leadership, Power and Politics

3

 MGT 865

 Organizational Development and Change

3

 MGT 890

 Global Supply Chain Management

3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 FIN 830

 Financial Risk Management

3

 FIN 840

 Financial Management and Policy

3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

3

 MGT 828

 İnternational Management

3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

3



 

 



 International Business           Requires five of the following classes

 

 IB 810

 Comparative Business Systems

3

 LAW 810

 International Business Law

3

 IB 820

 International Business

3

 IB 825

 International Business Environment

3

 MGT 828

 International Management

3

 FIN 845

 International Finance

3

 MKT 850

 International Marketing

3

 MGT 890

 Global Supply Chain Management

3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 MKT 850

 Marketing Research

3

 FIN 850

 Financial Markets and Institutions

3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

3

 

 

 

 Energy Management

 Requires five of the following classes

 

 EMGT 810

 Energy Economics

3

 EMGT 815

 Energy Geopolitics and Global Energy Security

3

 EMGT 820

 Environmental Management

3

 EMGT 822

 Renewable Energy

3

 EMGT 825

 Energy Resources Management

3

 EMGT 830

 Energy Technology and Environment

3

 EMGT 805

 Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries

3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 FIN 851

 Investment Management

 3

 ECON 880

 International Economics

 3

 MGT 825

 Management and Cross National Environment

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 Quantitative Research Methods

 3

 Banking

 Requires five of the following classes

 

 FIN 835

 Bank Management

 3

 FIN 845

 International Finance

 3

 FIN 850

 Financial Markets and Institutions

 3

 FIN 830

 Financial Risk Management

 3

 FIN 878

 Commercial and Investment Banking

 3

 FIN 885

 Financial Statements Analysis

 3

 FIN 877

 Portfolio Management

 3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 FIN 875

 Behavioral Finance

 3

 FIN 855

 Taxation

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 ACC 900

 Accounting, Finance and Law

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 Research Methods

 3

 

 

 

World EconomyInternational Economic Relations

Choose five classes from concentration courses or electives

 

 MKT 849

 International Marketing

 3

 FIN 845

 International Finance

 3

 IB 844

 International Trade

 3

 MGT 895

 International Management

 3

 ECON 880

 International Economics

 3

 IB 820

 International Business

 3

 IB 845

 International Economic Development

 3

 ECON 890

 Economic Development and Migration Processes

 3

 ECON 900

 International Economics and Migration

 3

 ECON 895

 Introduction to Migration Studies

 3

 

 

 

 

 Master Thesis

 3

 

 

 

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 FIN 850

 Financial Markets and Institutions

 3

 FIN 851

 Investment Management

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 Research Methods

 3

 ECON 920

 Economics of Natural Resources

 3

 ACC 900

 Accounting, Finance and Law

 3

 ECON 950

 Regular and irregular migration, trafficking and smuggling

 3

 MGT 845

 Globalization and Human Resource Management

 3

 

 

 

Accounting and Audit in Service Industry

 Requires five of the following classes

 

 ACC 810

 Auditing

 3

 FIN 855

 Taxation

 3

 ACC 860

 Accounting Information Systems

 3

 ACC 870

 International Accounting Practices

 3

 ACC 880

 Advanced Accounting Topics in Service Industry

 3

 FIN 880

 Financial Reporting and Analysis

 3

 ACC 855

 Accounting in Service Industry

 3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 FIN 845

 International Finance

 3

 FIN 830

 Financial Risk Management

 3

 FIN 840

 Financial Management and Policy

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 ACC 900

 Accounting, Finance and Law

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 

 

 Financial Management

 Requires five of the following classes

 

 FIN 851

 Investment Management

 3

 FIN 855

 Taxation

 3

 FIN 890

 Advanced Corporate Finance

 3

 FIN 840

 Financial Management and Policy

 3

 FIN 830

 Financial Risk Management

 3

 FIN 885

 Financial Statements Analysis

 3

 FIN 875

 Behavioral Finance

 3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen 

 

 FIN 835

 Bank Management

 3

 FIN 845

 International Finance

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 Research Methods

 3

 

 

 

 Marketing;

 Requires five of the following classes

 

 MKT 849

 International Marketing

 3

 MKT 846

 Consumer Behavior

 3

 MKT 850

 Marketing Research

 3

 MKT 837

 Service Marketing

 3

 MKT 820

 Marketing Analysis and Strategies

 3

 MKT 838

 Advertising Strategy

 3

 MKT 810

 Marketing Policy

 3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

15

 MGT 825

 Management and Cross National Environment

 3

 IB 820

 International Business

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 

 Research methods

 3

 

 

 

IndustrialOrganization and Management

 -Project Management

 Requires five of the following classes

 

 MGT 870

 Project Management Framework

 3

 MGT 865

 Strategic Project Management

 3

 EMGT 850

 Operations Management and Logistics

 3

 MGT 830

 Organizational Behavior

 3

 MGT 810

 Strategic Business Communication

 3

 MGT 845

 Human Resource Management

 3

 Major Electives

 Three major electives can be chosen

 

 MGT 825

 Management and Cross National Environment

 3

 MGT 848

 Leadership, Power and Politics

 3

 MKT 850

 International Marketing

 3

 IB 820

 International Business

 3

 

 Research methods

 3

 

 

 3

 General MBA

 Choose five classes from concentration courses or electives

15

 TOTAL

 

45



Note: The School may also offer alternative courses to those listed above.

Master of Science (MS) in International Economics

The MS in International Economics is designed to provide in-depth theoretical and applied training needed to function successfully as professional economists in the business environment, and as researcher for further Ph.D. degree. The program furnishes the students with a solid background in economic theory, knowledge of analytical, qualitative and quantitative tools needed for decision-making in various business settings. To complete the program a student must obtain 45 credits.



Code

Courses

Credits

 

 

 

 EMGT 810

 Energy Economics

3

 MATH 820

 Statistics and Econometrics

3

 ECON 830

 Managerial Economics

3

 MGT 860

 Strategic Management

3

 MKT 850

 International Marketing

3

 MGT 828

 International Management

3

 ECON 844

 Regional Economics

3

 ECON 840

 Economic Development

3

 ECON 845

 Human Resources and Labor Market

3

 FIN 845

 International Finance

3

 FIN 855

 Taxation and Tax Policy

3

 ECON 855

 Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting

3

 ECON 880

 International Trade

3

 

 Electives

              6

 TOTAL

 

45



Note: The School may also offer alternative courses to those listed above.

 Dual Master Programs in:

“Energy and Sustainable Development Management” jointly with IPAG – Institut de Préparation à l’Administration et à la Gestion 

 What is a “Double Degree”?  



  


 Satisfy degree requirements of home institution and host institution

 Receive 2 degrees from home and host institutions




Why a Double Degree?



  

International Quality Standards  Exposure to excellent research environments  Opportunity to spend time at the partner institution  A cultural and social experience  Makes you unique  Create an international network  Great cities! 



Master Thesis 

The Master students are able to select a Thesis as their culminating experience in the program. If a student chooses to write a thesis, the thesis shall normally be valued at 6 credits. The thesis supervisor and student must determine the topic, resources and format of the thesis. This has to be approved by the Dean of the School, Director of the Graduate Programs and Head of Department. For details please refer to "Theses and Dissertations: General Guidelines for Graduate Studies".

Credit transfer procedures 

A Master student may receive credit for the work accomplished in other recognized institutions that offer a graduate degree in the field in which the work has been completed upon the recommendation of the department and the approval of the Dean of the Graduate School.